Thursday, July 3, 2008
Thursday, July 3, 2008
The Bahamas Investor – July 2008 Press release
BAHAMAS INVESTOR MAGAZINE CELEBRATES OFFSHORE JURISDICTION’S RESILIENCE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Nassau, July 1, 2008) – Despite an unsteady start to the year in global economic terms, The Bahamas is proving itself to be made of strong stuff. Highlighting key economic and legislative developments and featuring profiles of inspirational leaders in the financial services sector, the July 2008 issue of The Bahamas Investor underscores the offshore jurisdiction’s progressive policies and resilience in these testing times.
Published by Etienne Dupuch Jr Publications Ltd, The Bahamas Investor is a biannual magazine with a controlled circulation serving the informational needs of foreign investors and wealth management practitioners worldwide.
Since its debut in January 2006, The Bahamas Investor has established itself as the pre-eminent news and information resource on living, investing and transacting business in The Bahamas. Each issue presents stories about international and local business personalities who are realizing their entrepreneurial dreams in The Bahamas, as well as key issues and trends facing today’s investment world.
Here are a few of the insightful features you can enjoy in the July issue:
In this issue, the ‘Professionals in profile’ feature shines the spotlight on three prominent members of the financial services sector and discovers how their careers are providing inspiration for a new generation of high-calibre professionals.
The Executive Focus cover story celebrates Royal Bank of Canada’s 100 years on these shores. A bellwether of the international banking community, RBC continues to record robust growth while living up to its reputation as the ‘people’s bank’ by providing core services to the local community and investing in the country’s future.
Two domestic success stories are also featured in this issue. Commonwealth Bank continues to lead the way in the domestic banking market, while luxury retailer John Bull chalks up healthy profits as a prestigious purveyor of internationally renowned luxury goods.
The ‘Bahamas brand – an easy sell’ feature covers the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s work to promote the jurisdiction overseas in new, untapped markets.
Other features in this issue take a close look at some of the major investment projects that are going ahead. The Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau is poised to undergo a major revamp; the Blue Shark Golf Course, designed by golf legend Greg Norman, is near completion, and Grand Bahama Shipyard is adding another dry dock for ship repairs.
Similarly, a new resort on Royal Island is forging ahead with plans, safe in the knowledge that The Bahamas is still a prime destination for those seeking luxury and exclusivity.
We also take a look at strategies and products being employed in a rapidly changing wealth management and investment environment. The rise of Exchange Traded Funds, opportunities in captive insurance and tax treaty initiatives as well as the continued growth of capital markets.
Visit The Bahamas Investor online at www.thebahamasinvestor.com for an archive of past issues. Users with an RSS reader can arrange to have the latest articles from the magazine sent to them automatically by clicking on the RSS icon on the website.
Etienne Dupuch Jr Publications Ltd is the leading publisher of business and tourism information in The Bahamas with such publications as the Bahamas Handbook, Welcome Bahamas, What-to-do, Bahamas Trailblazer Maps and the Dining & Entertainment Guide.
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